May 16, 2022

New Research Article: Exploring Humanities Faculty Engagement with Electronic and Print Resources

The following article appears in the Jan. 2014 (Vol. 75 No. 1) issue of College & Research Libraries.


Developing Humanities Collections in the Digital Age: Exploring Humanities Faculty Engagement with Electronic and Print Resources


Sarah Buck Kachaluba
Florida State University

Jessica Evans Brady
Florida State University

Jessica Critten
University of West Georgia


College & Research Libraries
January 2014 (Vol. 75 No. 1) 


This article is based on quantitative and qualitative research examining humanities scholars’ understandings of the advantages and disadvantages of print versus electronic information resources. It explores how humanities’ faculty members at Florida State University (FSU) use print and electronic resources, as well as how they perceive these different formats. It was carried out with the goal of assisting the authors and other librarians in choosing between electronic and print formats when performing collection development responsibilities.

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